Small Business Center (SBC)

Our Small Business Center is here to help you! We offer free consulting services and can help you put together a plan for now and for the future. 

It can be overwhelming trying to figure out where to begin and what tools and knowledge you will need to start your own business. Pitt Community College’s Small Business Center (SBC) can help! The SBC specializes in assisting startups, early-stage, and troubled businesses. We can help guide you through the process and steps that will help make your business a success.

The SBC is committed to helping prospective and existing small business owners in our community succeed, leading to job creation and retention in Pitt County. We proudly contribute to the continuing education efforts of over 30,000 Pitt County residents each year.

At the state level, we are part of the North Carolina Small Business Center Network, which maintains a Small Business Center at each of the 58 NC Community Colleges.

Free Seminars

The Small Business Center offers free seminars each year on various business topics, including Financing, Management, Marketing, and Accounting/Record Keeping.
FREE SEMINARS – From Across the State to Just Down the Road

Free Confidential Consulting

The SBC provides free, confidential one-on-one consulting services to assist you in the daily operation of your business. An experienced business counselor at the SBC, can help you with business plans, marketing plans, loan packages, market and industry research, strategic planning, and financials. Counseling is by appointment only.

Free Resource Center

The Small Business Center maintains a Business Resource Center that is open to the public. It is designed for your use as you prepare your business/marketing plan, conduct market/industry research, and learn new tools to help you run your business more efficiently. This center is open during normal business hours and contains Computers with Internet Access, Examples of Business Plans, Business Reference Materials, How-to Books, and Videos/DVDs.